learning to ride a bike

I’ve mentioned a couple times that I’m planning to do my first triathlon in August.  (Technically, my second.  I did an ‘indoor tri’ at the Y and–spoiler alert–I finished far and away on top.)  I swam up through highschool (and have tried to stay in the pool on a *fairly* regular basis since then), I teach cycle at the Y, and I run regularly.  For awhile now I’ve felt like doing a tri would be a no-brainer, I simply haven’t ever felt like it was ever a good time to start training.  I’m not sure what it is about this summer, but THIS SUMMER I feel the need to do a triathlon.   Continue reading “learning to ride a bike”

Cd’A: Day 4

Monday was the first day I was on my own for the entire day, and I was excited!  (No offense, honey.)  Up until now, conference activities were only scheduled for portions of the day, which is why we were able to do some hiking together each morning.  Andrew said most of the other conference attendees had come in groups of twos and threes from their respective companies, and were also trying to enjoy some outdoor activities.  It would be a shame to come this far and miss out on all that Northern Idaho has to offer!  Continue reading “Cd’A: Day 4”